The fighters who distinguished themselves in action in Svitlodarsk bulge and Shyrokyne, got national awards on the New Year Eve, reads the message.
Petro Poroshenko had a conversation with the personnel of the 36th separate marine brigade, congratulated the Ukrainian warriors on the coming New Year and Christmas and presented New Year gifts.
At the invitation of the Head of State, the delegation of the U.S. Senators headed by Senator John McCain has also examined the situation in the ATO area. The President also presented the Ukrainian award weapon to the American Senators.
The President held a meeting in the ATO headquarters and heard the report of the chief of staff on the situation in the ATO area, particularly in “M” sector where the shelling of the Ukrainian positions is still continued by pro-Russian militants.